Dos Urban Cantina

4.6
558 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mexican

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About

First opening doors in late 2015 in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, Dos is a partnership between husband and wife team, Chef Brian Enyart (14-year veteran of Frontera Grill/Topolobampo) and Pastry Chef Jennifer Jones Enyart (Charlie Trotter’s, Topolobampo).

Inspired by the boldness and bounty of Mexico, the menu is an original interpretation of Mexican cuisine that embraces contemporary flavors and ingredients.

Since opening, the restaurant has been named one of Chicago Magazine’s Top 5 “Best New Restaurants” and a recipient of The Michelin Guide’s 2017 Bib Gourmand. Dos has received a multitude of recognitions from the Chicago Tribune, including the 2017 Reader’s Choice Award winner for Best Happy Hour, 2017 Critic’s Choice Award winner for Pastry Chef of Year, as well as being hailed as “the most important Mexican restaurant since Topolobampo” by Phil Vettel.

Dinner service Wednesday through Sunday and Sunday brunch.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Contemporary Mexican
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday 10:00am - 2:00pm
Happy Hour: Wednesday - Friday 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday 5:00pm
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Phone number
(773) 661-6452
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Brian Enyart
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mozart
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Public transit
Five blocks south of "L" blue line California stop.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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d
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great happy hour...food is amazing..service was top notch...only downside was the air didn't seem to be working.

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N
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing food. Our server was very knowledgable about the menu and appreciate his sensitivity to my allergies. The drinks were great. You will pay more here for tacos v. other local gems in the neighborhood, but you can truly taste the quality and uniqueness of the food in each bite. The tamal tots were surprisingly delightful with the haberano crema! I might argue that Dos Urban Cantina has the best tortillas I've ever had-- made fresh in the back and authentic corn and simple--but I bet I could eat these for a meal alone!

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KP
Chicago
20 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it! Food and drinks were wonderful. Service was excellent. Would highly recommend it!!!!

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r
Chicago
58 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Our latest visit was early on a Sunday night and about half of the mail dishes were already sold out- this made for a ore limited choice of food. Everything was still delicious.

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ME
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Loved the food and the service was great. I would recommend for a nice and causal date night.

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BL
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Sunday’s prix fixe 3-course menu is a good value with 3 selections for each category.
Creative Mexican cuisine for many dishes, loved the red mole.

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MN
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dos Urban Cantina was perfect for our occasion. Sitting outside was lovely. The waiter was very helpful and attentive. The food was delicious! Highly recommend.

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New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great food, wonderful recommendations.

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BC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrating a belated bday for my sis in law.

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JI
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We drove in from the north suburbs on a Thursday night - heavy traffic but once we got to the restaurant there was parking! Modern but comfortable interior. We didn’t plan this but made happy hour with $5 margaritas and various appetizers. Perfect! Our entrees-Halibut and carnitas-were creatively and deliciously prepared and plated. Luscious chocolate cake. We will be back.

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OT
Chicago
63 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent upscale Mexican, especially the tamal tots (for the sauce), octopus and carnitas. Cocktails are very good but a tad pricey, whereas the wine list is provides quality for the price (think Rioja).

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MD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and couldn't be happier with this place. Shared several plates and had 2 drinks and 2 beers. Felt the price point was very good! Had a melt-in-your-mouth avocado toast with foie gras to start, followed by a stone crab on pickled cucumbers and then lamb tacos. All delicious. But save room for dessert! We shared the mexican chocolate pavlova that featured a whole raspberry compote on a meringue. Heavenly. We'll be back!

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RS
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite Mexican restaurants in the city. Really creative food with authentic Mexican flavor. A fun option to try Mexican food with a twist. This restaurant can compete with some of the good restaurants in Mexico City.

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S
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We live out of town but try to get to your restaurant every time we visit. We keep introducing friends HERE to it, and they all love it.

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T
Chicago
9 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and the margaritas were mind blowing. We will be back.

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DB
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Sadly service was below our expectations. The dining room was full so we were seated in the bar area. After waiting 10-15 minutes we had to ask the hostess if we could place a drink order. Our server looked very busy trying to manage almost all of the tables in the packed bar area. For a Saturday night they should’ve had more staff to accommodate their paying customers.
Overall food was over salted and just not what we expected from what we thought was a nice restaurant.

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DW
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Good service and good food. We sat outside but the inside decor was great. I liked how they had big wrap around booths to sit in.
I am singing them a little bit on their ceviche. It was really pico de Gallo with maybe 3 little pieces of fish. I will go back though, not enough to say it’s a bad place.

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g
Chicago
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about this place is the best! The food the staff and the consistency.

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Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fantastic! Happy hour was unbelievably affordable.

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St. Louis
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and friendly service. Try the mimosa party!

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K
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 1

It was the hottest day of the year and the A/C was not working. Other than sweating during our meal, I thought everything was ok.

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MH
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Great atmosphere and food. Unfortunately we picked a night when the AC fizzled out. So that overshadowed what would have been an excellent evening. They did their best to alleviate the dining room discomfort by bringing in floor fans; but they were no match for the 90 degree heat outside. Would have expected them to offer a free appetizer or round of drinks for those who stuck it out; but the bill came in full. This is where we felt the service fell short.

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F
Chicago
22 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went here for my birthday with my sister--also her birthday. The food is always great and inspired. Mexican-inspired, but not Mexican per se. The chef and his wife worked with Rick Bayless. Exceptional food. Great happy hour. Visit!

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MG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unbelievable meal! The flavors are just incredible. I make a stop to Dos whenever I can as the menu always has something new to try.

Make sure you let the waiter pick something for you, my favorite dishes are ones I wouldn't think to try.

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DR
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dos is a great find. The food is detailed and delicious. I have been there 5-6 times and have yet to experience anything other than pure delight with my entire experience. The dishes are unique and authentic, well presented and incredibly delightful. I will go back to Dos many more times with friends and family. Highly recommended

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SD
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

This is my third time here. Made plans with an old friend who I had not seen in years, so I wanted to pick a place that wasn’t pretentious. The quality of the food - just ok, nothing to write home about. I was mostly annoyed by the server. She kept coming to our table every 5 mins to check in on us. Although at first I appreciated it, after awhile it got annoying!! It felt like she was rushing us or needed the table which I don’t understand because we ordered a lot of food!! Our bill for 2 people with 2 drinks each was $140+, we tipped 20% out of courtesy, but definitely not going back and I don’t recommend at all.

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A
Des Moines
12 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always refreshing and exceptional.

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YP
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Nice food with good service and nice place too:-). Really enjoy our dinner there. Will come again.

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P
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Went for father's day brunch - great flavors, nice variety, excellent guacamole. Nice airy quiche with chorizo.
While not your traditional Mexican atmosphere, there is no mistaking the Mexican tone of the décor. Warm, inviting. Looking to go back for a regular brunch.

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W
Chicago
57 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is a treat every time we go to DUC!
We love the welcoming environment & the tasty food!
Jennifer, Brian adn the DUC team are the BEST!!

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d
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

Food food serc

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HM
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious flavorful food. Great for a special occasion.

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N
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The menu is creative yet it has a consistent delicious food and flavor! Happy Hour is great for groups or couples offering a variety of dishes and affordable prices. We will be back!

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OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Terrific, menu a little sparse but great food and cocktails. Service was perfect

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, great service, lovely decor.

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HM
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome brunch, beautiful day on the patio and bottomless mimosa! Glad it is so close!

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Great Salmon tartare. Definitely not a “traditional” Mexican menu. Left something to be desired, but overall a good place to try.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday celebration

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visually beautiful restaurant/bar area and cool atmosphere. Perfect summer date night spot - open windows and outdoor seating. Excellent service, delicious drinks and cocktails, great music.

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c
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing!! Great ambiance and service on a hot day

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